Stories from around the world brought to you by the Worldfocus newsroom. Today: An Iranian response; a United Nations representative is rebuffed in Zimbabwe; Hillary Clinton in Pakistan; and the City Of London cemetery wants inhabitants to double up to save space.
Iran has responded to the U.N. nuclear watchdog's proposal to ship Iranian uranium abroad for enriching. President Ahmadinejad said, "We welcome cooperation on nuclear fuel, power plants and technology, and we are ready to cooperate." To analyze today's events in Iran, Daljit Dhaliwal spoke with Flynt Leverett, director of the Iran Project at the New America Foundation.
Read stories from around the world, brought to you by the Worldfocus newsroom. Today: sanctions against Guinean military leaders; executions in China; and why McDonald's is pulling out of Iceland.
Michael O'Hanlon of the Brookings Institution discusses whether the lives of average Iraqis have improved over the years. He examines the state of security and other aspects of Iraqi life as the U.S. prepares to cut its military presence by more than half next year.
The U.S. plans to cut its troop levels next year if the security situation in Iraq is stable. If the security situation is not stable, should the United States withdraw its troops anyway? Tarek Bazley of Al Jazeera English reports from Baghdad.
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs Magazine and Carol Giacomo of The New York Times editorial board join Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss whether Iran appears to be pulling back from a deal to ship enriched uranium overseas. They also discuss fair elections in Afghanistan and NATO's decision to support a wider war counter-strategy.
Martin Savidge hosts Gareth Jenkins and Mustafa Akyol to discuss whether Turkey is leaning West or moving East. They discuss the country's growing Islamicization, strained relations with Israel and the limbo of European Union admission.
In today's top stories as compiled by Worldfocus staff: Pressure on the Japanese, the Brazilian police continue to battle drug dealers, and the Chinese economy may be overheating.